Schreyer was born, raised and educated in Germany. She
immigrated to Canada in 1960 and became a Canadian Citizen
in 1967. She studied Art History at Sheridan College of
Applied Art and Technology, Oakville, Ontario, as well
as a variety of painting media with various accomplished
Canadian and American artists.
Her favourite painting mediums are transparent watercolour
and oil painting. She finds most of her subject matter
nearby in familiar surroundings. She also gets inspiration
from her travels, but Brigitte's favorite landscapes are
those depicting the far north, rugged coasts and the Canadian
prairies, where she lived for many years.
Brigitte has been teaching watercolour classes and workshops
at Humber College Institute of Technology & Advanced Learning
and for various Art Groups throughout Ontario and Canada
since 1978. She is recognized for her 'light and shadow'
value lessons, as well as her glazing techniques. She
won numerous awards for her work in watercolour.
She has been an invited Guest Lecturer and Juror for
many Art Groups and Art Societies.
Exhibitions: Brigitte's paintings have been shown
in many Solo and Group Shows in private and public galleries
and she participated in numerous Juried Exhibitions in
Professional Societies (elected member)
• 1985 - Canadian Society of Painters in Watercolour
(five years as an active member of the executive)
• 1990 - Ontario Society of Artists (three years
as an active member of the executive)
• 1994 - Society of Canadian Artists
• 2006 - Polar Artists Group (PAG)
• C.S.P.W.C. Diploma Collection
• Nippondenso Canada Ltd.
• Crown Life Insurance Co.
• Magna International
• Pitney Bowes
• City of Mississauga
• Capital Funding Corporation
• Mountain Galleries at the Fairmont, Jasper & Banff
Brigitte is a contributing author in Watercolor for
the Fun of It - Easy Landscapes by well known watercolour
artist Jack Reid, published by North Light Books in 2004,
as well as A Painter's Quick Reference: Flowers,
also published by North Light Books in September 2005.